Category: Politics

At UNGA, Biden Condemns Russia’s War on Ukraine as Putin Escalates Threats

U.S. President Joe Biden called out Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine at the United Nations, as the Russian leader significantly escalated war efforts and threatened…

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UN Chief Calls for Action on Global Food, Climate Crises

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed to leaders Tuesday to unite and take action to address the problems of a world “teeming with turmoil.” “We are…

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Report: Democracies at Risk From Russian Money, Meddling

WASHINGTON — Russia has spent at least $300 million to sway both politics and policy in more than two dozen countries since 2014, according to…

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Vice-President of West African Development Bank arrested in France; charges unknown

PARIS, Sept 14 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Moustapha Ben Barka, the vice-president of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) based in Lomé, Togo,  has been arrested by…

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Key Issues to Watch in Biden’s Mideast Trip

WHITE HOUSE — President Joe Biden will be traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Saudi Arabia next week to push for Israel’s deeper integration into the region, urge Gulf countries to pump more oil to alleviate the global energy crisis and offer assura…

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G7 aims to raise US$600 billion to counter China’s Belt and Road

SCHLOSS ELMAU (Germany)— Group of Seven leaders pledged to raise US$600 billion in private and public funds over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries and counter China’s older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project.U…

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Growing numbers globally avoiding news as ‘too depressing’, trust in the media fell by half: research group

PARIS— The depressing state of the world is leading people to switch off from the news, the Reuters Institute reported on Wednesday.The combined impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Russia-Ukraine war and cost-of-living crisis have led to declining interes…

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Strategic review meeting of the political process in the Central African Republic | Final communiqué

At the invitation of the Government of the Central African Republic, the Strategic Review Meeting of the Political Process in the Central African Republic was held on 4 June 2022 in Bangui, under the high patronage of His Excellency, Professor Faustin …

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US: Africa Needs Tailored Strategies to Fight ISIS Groups

African countries are being encouraged to use both soft and hard power to counter the growing threat posed by Islamic State on the continent. The U.S. government is giving more than $100 million to African states to overcome terrorism. Top U.S. securit…

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SADC to hold a joint meeting of ministers responsible for agriculture and food security, fisheries and aquaculture

Gaborone, Botswana: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will on 13th May, 2022 hold a Joint Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Agriculture and Food Security, Fisheries and Aquaculture in Lilongwe, Republic of Malawi.The objective of the…

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